MenCare Rwanda Film

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:10 am

The MenCare Campaign presents Theresa and Landuwari’s story from Rwanda, a journey of a husband and father’s understanding that when men engage as caregivers in the home and support women’s economic empowerment and education, it benefits women, children and the ...

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“The Gift of Fatherhood” – MenCare South Africa

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:08 am

Fatherhood is a gift to children, but it’s also a gift to dads. In Khayelitsha, Themba inspires his younger brother, Andrew, who is about to become a father. [Produced by Goodfight Media with Sonke Gender Justice…for Sonke, MenCare Global and ...

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MenCare Movie – Indonesia

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 3:06 am

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Narratives of young South African fathers: redefining masculinity through fatherhood

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:56 am

In the new South Africa gender role constructions are slowly shifting, this article explores early fatherhood as a potential site for the development of alternative masculinities. Existing research tends to cast young men as subjects of risk factor vulnerability and ...

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The men’s health gap: men must be included in the global health equity agenda

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 9:44 am

In most parts of the world, health outcomes among boys and men continue to be substantially worse than among girls and women, yet this gender-based disparity in health has received little national, regional or global acknowledgement or attention from health ...

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‘Because I am a man, I should be gentle to my wife and my children’: positive masculinity to stop gender-based violence in a coastal district in Vietnam, Gender & Development, 21:1, 81-96

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:02 am

Despite the efforts of the government to promote gender equality in Vietnam, genderbased violence is still a critical issue. This article explores a pilot project, the Responsible Men Club, developed and implemented in a coastal district in Vietnam from 2010 ...

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Share-Net Report Debriefing 20th International AIDS Conference 2014

Posted on August 2, 2014 at 2:58 pm

The convening of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, in July 2014 represented a tremendous opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the Asia Pacific region’s HIV epidemic and the unique responses to it. Gathering in ...

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Reasons for Contraceptive Nonuse among Women Having Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 am

Increasing women’s access to modern contraceptive methods alone will not satisfy their unmet need for contraception, according to “Reasons for Contraceptive Nonuse Among Women Having Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries,” a new study by Gilda Sedgh and Rubina ...

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MSMGF New WHO Consolidated Guidelines for Key Populations

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:24 am

The World Health Organization (WHO) released the 2014 Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations. The new guidelines combine and harmonize all previous guidance and recommendations on HIV prevention, care, and treatment that apply to ...

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Toll free mobile communication: overcoming barriers in maternal and neonatal emergencies in Rural Bangladesh

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:05 am

Background Toll free mobile telephone intervention to support mothers in pregnancy and delivery period was tested in one sub district of Bangladesh. Qualitative research was conducted to measure the changes of mobile phone use in increasing communication for maternal and ...

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